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Reavis Canyon - AZT #18
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2010-11-20
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Globe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking Nov 20 2010
Darth Stiller
Hiking14.20 Miles 1,494 AEG
Hiking14.20 Miles   6 Hrs   15 Mns   2.27 mph
1,494 ft AEG
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Started the hike off before dawn and had to use my headlamp for the first 10 minutes or so. The first mile and a half or so of this hike isn't much between the sound of the traffic on Rt. 60 and views of the overhead powerlines ruining your views. Once you pass the crackling powerlines (that was kind of creepy), it does get much better.

My favorite portion of this hike was where the trail descends into a wash for about a half mile. The cottonwoods in there are turning a bright yellow, giving you about as much fall foliage as you're going to get in the sonoran desert. On my way back thru this area, I notice two rock walls. Once was very tightly built, and the other was very loose. Not sure of the origins of these, but the first one I saw has a square cut piece of wood by it, so I'm imagining it would likely be mining related from maybe 100 years ago, give or take.

I made it out to a dirt road that I think was FR650. My GPS said it was Happy Camp Road, I think. I probably could have made it all the way to the upper TH if I didn't have my time constraint for family time. I'll have to do the upper portion of this and go back to the wash area and check out the ruins or mining camps there again.

temps stayed cool most of the day, and got windier towards the end. Noticed alot of haze from the dust getting kicked up on the drive back home.
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